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Re: [whatwg] [mimesniff] Review requested on MIME Sniffing Standard

From: Philip Jägenstedt <philipj@opera.com>
Date: Tue, 13 Nov 2012 11:35:03 +0100
To: "Gordon P. Hemsley" <gphemsley@gmail.com>, "Ian Hickson" <ian@hixie.ch>
Message-ID: <op.wnpjopwpsr6mfa@kirk>
Cc: Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>, whatwg List <whatwg@whatwg.org>
On Tue, 13 Nov 2012 01:12:53 +0100, Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch> wrote:

> On Mon, 12 Nov 2012, Gordon P. Hemsley wrote:
>> In that case, I need to know which you think you might want for HTML and
>> which you know you won't. (I don't know of any other specs reliant on
>> mimesniff.)
> We may one day need a set of rules to sniff for a media resource (e.g.
> audio/wave vs video/webm), but whether we'll need this is as yet unclear
> (some browser vendors want to sniff, others don't).

Opera has implemented the mimesniff spec and is using it for media  
resources, so I'd appreciate if this stayed in the spec even if not all  
browser vendors want to do the same.

Philip Jägenstedt
Core Developer
Opera Software
Received on Tuesday, 13 November 2012 10:35:37 UTC

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